Newsroom University of Denver (Daniels)

2017
November
09,
2017
Capt. Avery (Denney) Crisp (BSBA ’12) always dreamed of flying planes, but she never imagined DU would put her on a path to making that dream a reality. She was raised in western Colorado, where she skied with her family and played volleyball, ba...
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October
17,
2017
There were times they doubted the design. There were times they doubted they would meet deadlines. There were times they doubted whether they would ever complete construction. However, after more than two years, the hard work and perseverance by stud...
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October
13,
2017
The international solar decathlon competition is not only a learning experience for the 11 student-teams who spent more than two years building the homes; the 10-day competition has also been an opportunity for middle school students from around the ...
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October
10,
2017
“Being able to interact with this many people in one festival is something you can’t find anywhere else.” This is why the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) is an important event for Wyatt Patterson (MBA ’13) and more than 800 of his fellow craft...
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October
09,
2017
It’s not every day that the work of college students catches the attention of our elected leaders. However, after more than two years of hard work, they’re paying attention now. Last week, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon competitio...
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October
05,
2017
Countertops made from recycled materials; a water system that recycles shower water; fiber optic cable that helps with interior lighting. After two years of planning, designing and building, a collaborative effort between the University of California...
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September
14,
2017
“This is something that started as a dream and now it has become a reality, and I wanted to make sure it was permanent.” That dream and that reality belongs to John J. Sié, a former DU trustee and the founder of Starz Encore Group. He’s the vision...
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September
13,
2017
You could say things have come full circle for Eric Holt. In 2011, as a PhD candidate in the construction management program at Purdue, he was part of the student team that participated in the international Solar Decathlon competition. Fast forwa...
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September
12,
2017
The University of Denver has again been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the country’s top 100 institutions of higher education. The publication ranks DU 87th in its list of national universities. In determining its rankings,...
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September
11,
2017
DU faculty and staff were in the media this week discussing North Korea, "neuromyths," America's values today and basic financial principles. Read on for more from Christopher R. Hill, Lauren McGrath, Don C. Smith, Jr. and Molly Robertson. Christo...
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September
08,
2017
Monday, Sept. 11, marks 16 years since the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center buildings and the Pentagon. University of Denver professor Philip Beaver was in the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Last year, on the 15th anniversary of the tragi...
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August
29,
2017
The latest Colorado Marijuana Market Report finds the total number of active Colorado marijuana business licenses is at a record high of 3,038. The quarterly Market Report is produced by the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business Assistan...
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August
14,
2017
The engineering community is beginning to take note of the University of Denver in ways that were hard to imagine just five years ago. Nowhere was this more evident than at the 2017 Global Grand Challenges Summit, sponsored by the U.S. National A...
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August
07,
2017
If you’ve been to Nashville recently, you know the city has a lot to offer, including a booming nightlife and restaurant scene that has managed to stay modern while adapting to the tastes of its residents and visitors. Part of that change can ...
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July
20,
2017
While students from the University of Denver and University of California at Berkeley are working through 90-degree heat to build a house, you can track their progress from the comfort of your air-conditioned home or office. Last week, with the he...
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June
26,
2017
Twelve stories, 12 personal and unique perspectives. That’s what readers will discover within the new book “Many Voices, One DU.” A compilation of nonfiction stories from University of Denver alumni, faculty and students, the book is part of O...
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June
19,
2017
For about two dozen students in DU’s Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management, the summer will be spent directly applying what they have learned in the classroom in an unusual way. They will endure the hot weather as they c...
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June
16,
2017
“DU is very special to me, because it’s the best thing I ever did in my life.” That’s truly saying something for a man who won two NCAA championships, two Stanley Cups and two Olympic medals. However, Craig Patrick (BSBA ’69) nearly did not com...
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May
10,
2017
“This is 100 percent experiential learning. It’s the real world, and you can’t make it more experiential than what we are doing.” Taking lessons learned in the classroom and applying them to an actual situation. That’s the experience Eric Holt, an...
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May
03,
2017
Housing, transportation and workforce development. These are the three big challenges Denver is focusing on to ensure future growth and development. Last week, the city of Denver and the Daniels College of Business partnered in an effort to find ...
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May
01,
2017
The latest Colorado Marijuana Market Report finds that retail/recreational licenses continue to increase in number while medical licenses are now decreasing. Despite the decrease, the total number of marijuana business licenses continues to grow. The...
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April
27,
2017
Will Alverson and Julia Farrell aren’t artists. In fact, the DU undergraduates are studying analytics, computer science, business, physics and math. Yet, it was their passion for local art that brought them together to launch a business called Ar...
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April
21,
2017
For Lauren Beaver, attending the University of Denver has been nothing but positive. A student in the Daniels College of Business, Beaver will earn her bachelor’s in finance with minors in math and physics this June. “I was lucky to find a gre...
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April
20,
2017
The University of Denver today announced a partnership with 2U Inc. to launch two online degree programs and thus extend access to the University’s high-quality offerings beyond the immediate Denver market. The new MBA@Denver will offer an onl...
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April
18,
2017
MBA students in the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver, find that the skills they learn have uses outside the classroom. In fact, they’re equipped with the tools and knowledge they need to make an impact in communities around...
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April
14,
2017
There are not many student-athletes who can walk away from their college careers and say they are a national champion. For the third-string goalie of the Pioneers men’s hockey team, last weekend’s championship provided the perfect finish to a gre...
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April
14,
2017
When Evan Eshleman first saw the movie “Moneyball,” he was captivated. Like so many critics and fans, he thought actors Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill were great in the 2011 film, which depicts the unorthodox methods used by the Oakland Athletics genera...
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April
11,
2017
The University of Denver is increasing funding for veteran students through the Yellow Ribbon Program. The University announced that beginning this fall it will offer a $5,000 match for eligible Post- 9/11 GI Bill undergraduate and graduate students....
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April
06,
2017
Unless you’ve played competitive hockey, you might not know that there’s a league for players between the ages of 16 and 21 called junior hockey. It’s where U.S. and Canadian hockey players go after high school in hopes of growing, improving and gett...
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March
30,
2017
Their love for skiing, snowboarding and their entrepreneurial spirit are driving three University of Denver alumni to take their education and skills to new heights. Peter Burwell (BSBA ’11), Kyle Granowski (BSBA ’10, MS ’10) and Fred Klaas (BSBA ’11...
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